169. A Road Map to Core Competencies

Date: Friday July 17, 2015
Time: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Camellia 4
Speakers: Kimberly Browning and Pat Browning, Evaluation Strategies
Leslie Roesler, Pennsylvania Key
Traci Verzi, Maryland State Department of Education

Competencies are the foundation of workforce development. There is growing recognition of the need to use competencies to identify the knowledge, skills, behaviors, and attitudes necessary to ensure high- quality child care practice. Using core competencies, it is possible to improve recruitment, orientation, pre-service and continuing education, and professional development, as well as identify career ladders and engage in performance evaluation. This session will look at Maryland and Pennsylvania’s advancement of competency development through historical context, methods and next steps.

Resources: application/pdf iconSession169PPTasPDF.pdf
application/pdf iconSession169Handout.pdf